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Disease & Illness
Affirmations for Getting Well Again with O. Carl Simonton, M.D.
A remarkable multimedia wellness journey truly worth living. Dynamic cinematography celebrating nature's example of harmony and balance, uplifting soundscapes and positive affirmative statements appear over the scenery to promote a peaceful sense of hope and inspiration. A guided imagery session ensues with the gentle voice of Erin Sommerville whose words will resonate with your soul.
Affirmations For Living Beyond Cancer with Bernie Siegel
An innovative multimedia approach based upon current scientific research that combines a sensitive and creative blend of nature cinematography, uplifting yet meditative music and motivational suggestions that guide the viewer through a healing journey. Dr. Bernie Siegel's powerful introduction set the stage for harnessing the viewer's inner healing resources to aid in the re-establishment of health and wellness.
AIDS: Answers For Everyone
An in depth review of the world's most devastating, incurable disease-the AIDS virus. Featuring noted medical experts including Dr. C. Everett Koop, nurses of AIDS patients, mothers of AIDS victims and moving interviews with several persons with AIDS. An informative, compelling and human look at the killer virus and its impact on our lives at work, at school and at home.
AIDS: Profile of an Epidemic
Narrated by Ed Asner, this program provides information everyone should know about the most controversial, misunderstood and dreaded disease of out time.
AIDS: What You Need to Know
This program will shatter the myths surrounding AIDS, and will shed needed light on a problem labeled by many as "the plague of the 20th century".
Allergies: Coping With Allergies
Join Boston Celtic Hall of Famer and allergy sufferer Dave Cowens and leading medical experts from the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology for a look at what causes allergies, how to allergy-proof your home, and simple testing procedures and treatments that can help relieve your sneezing, coughing and congestion.
Almost Like You and Me
A documentary about people with severe behavior disorders and how they are working in the community, paying taxes and getting better and better. A story of a parent who found a new, humane way to help people with autism and other challenging behavior problems.
An Affair of the Heart
A complete video guide to the care of the recovering heart patient, complete with nutritious, doctor-approved recipes.
Arthritis and Rheumatism
Arthritis and Rheumatism afflict people of all ages, causing symptoms ranging from discomfort to complete crippling. Melva Martin shows how correctly applied manipulation of the joints can either ensure against or treat existing joint problems.
Arthritis: A Natural Approach
It's estimated that over 40 million Americans suffer from some form of arthritis. This video lists the different types of arthritis and how to treat them safely and naturally. You will learn: how to change your lifestyle; how to detoxify and cleanse to foster healing; how a vegetarian diet helps; what nutrients and supplements help reverse arthritic damage; why prescription drugs won't work; arthritis causing allergies; herbal tonics and pain relief.
Asthma: What You Need to Know
Approved by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, this videotape is designed to help increase understanding and show that active, symptom-free lives are possible with the proper medication. The video is an excellent resource for patients with asthma, parents of young children with asthma, school teachers, day care workers as well as health care professionals.
Behavior Technology for Living & Working in the Community
Psychologist, Marcy Smith of Community Services for Autistic Adults, discusses the behavioral approach to treatment of people with mental developmental disorders. She explains the usefulness of this therapy and compares it to more traditional practices.
It may be news to you that cancer is not an automatic death sentence. Dr. David Hawkins has taken a lifetime of psychiatric experience, combined it with a "new age" consciousness and demonstrates most effectively... the only way to beat this or any man made disease. In his practice and in his own personal life, Dr. Hawkins recounts his own elimination of 20 life threatening illnesses...how they came... and how he eliminated them.
Cancer: A Natural Approach
This documentary shows there is good news - positive news - about cancers. Praised people are alive and well - many have remained in remission or have their cancer completely eliminated using primarily non-toxic and non-abrasive therapies. This is not about orthodoxy vs. alternative. Therapies include nutrition, antioxidant, immune augmentative therapy, antimonopolists, endogenous vaccines, special lipids and many, many more including combination treatment using the best of orthodoxy and alternative together.
Cancer: Just A Word
The very personal, revealing and uplifting story of Joy Hopkins-Hausman, actively involved in healing from her breast cancer. A holistic approach which includes: Chemotherapy, Guided Visualization, Massage Therapy, Cancer Support Groups, Yoga and Meditation, Hands-on Reiki Therapy, Nutrition, Exercise, Humor, Mammography & Breast Reconstruction Surgery.
Cardiac Comeback, Level 1, 2 & 3
Cardiac Comeback is a three part exercise program created to guide low-risk cardiac patients through a progressive home conditioning and education program.
This videotape has been produced to provide you with a stratightforward, comprehensive overview of the latest diagonstic techniques, treatment options and scientific reasearch into cardivascular diseases. It offers practical advice and information on how you can lead a fuller, healthier life.
Cathy Rigby: On Eating Disorders
This video is a must for anyone involved with treating this problem. Medical, health and fitness, education and athletic professionals will find this program to be an important resource in their library of tools. "Cathy Rigby on Eating Disorders" can help you help others begin a dialogue of trust, and help patients better understand their illness.
Close Watch: Intensified Management of Type II Diabetes
This program outlines the basic tools and practices necessary for the intensive management of diabetes. You get advice from experts in the field and also meet the diabetes patients who have followed the program and have seen it translate into a longer and healthier life span. You get valuable hints on diet and exercise along with encouragement and support.
Common Childhood Illnesses
This addresses their symptoms, possible at home and professional medical treatments, and how to decide if a doctor should be consulted. School age children who have experienced the conditions describe each illness, how it felt, what it looked like, and how it was cared for. Learn about the symptoms of and treatments for ear infections, common colds, mumps, German Measles, and abnormal bowel movements. Received the National Educational Film & Video Festival Gold Award and the Bronze Statuette at the 14th Annual Telly Awards.
COSMETIC GELCOAT & FIBERGLASS REPAIR
Educational and thought provoking, this current program explores the dangers and myths of anorexia and bulimia. You'll see interviews of women in varying stages of their eating disorder and hear encouraging remarks about effective treatments. Learn about self-help techniques and discover B-FRESH, an approach to achieving a healthier lifestyle. Also, observe in a docu-drama, one woman's struggle as it unfolds throughout the tape.
This program discusses the history of the disease, symptoms, foot care, home care tips, diet, medication guidelines, exercise and emotional coping. It also answers the common questions patients ask, and encourages viewers to assume greater responsibility for their health.
Diabetes: "Living With Diabetes"
Produced in cooperation with the Joslin Diabetes Center and featuring actress Gloria Loring and former New York Met star Ed Kranepool, this is a positive approach to effectively controlling insulin and non-insulin dependent diabetes. Medical experts help you to understand the disease and offer tips for healthier living.
Diabetes: A Positive Approach
Tom Parks, Comedian and Diabetic, takes us on a funny and informative jaunt around his home town introducing us to other successful diabetics in film, television and professional sports.
Feeling Good With Arthritis
Produced in cooperation with the American College of Rheumatology, this award-winning video features baseball great Mickey Mantle, who shares his personal experiences with the disease. And, leading medical experts offer advice on pain relief and tips for meeting everyday challenges.
Fight for Your Life - Survival Techniques For Those with Cancer
A complete program that teaches those with cancer how to become involved in their own healing process. Designed to be used on a daily basis as a vital part of your ongoing medical treatment. Features Dr. Bernie Siegel, surgeon and author of "Love, Medicine & Miracles".
Food Allergies and How To Overcome The Problem
Dr. Joseph Cannillo, a leading research scientist and food allergist, shows you how to detect hidden food allergies often mistaken for other discomforts. Food allergies often cause arthritis, asthma, skin problems, sinus discomfort, hyperactivity and learning disabilities in children, plus many more problems. Learn how to detect and treat food allergies, and live a healthier and happier life.
Food Borne Illnesses
Most of us have suffered the symptoms of a food bourne illness at some time, but probably labeled it a "bug" or the "24-hour flu". This program takes an in-depth look at the practices that anyone who handles food should follow to prevent the spread of bacteria and to assure that the foods we eat are safe and enjoyable. Viewers investigate the cause, symptoms, and treatment of food bourn illnesses with emphasis placed on their prevention. Viewers learn to recognize the symptoms associated with food bourne illnesses such as Salmonella and E. Coli bacteria. They then learn about the illness, why they make people sick, how long an illness should be expected to last, safe and proper treatments, and when to pay a visit to the doctor's office.
Growing Up in the Age of AIDS
Hosted by Peter Jennings this video focuses on AIDS, the HIV virus and what children, teenagers and parents should know about this disease.
Head Lice to Dead Lice: Safe Solutions for Frantic Families
Over 10 million Americans a year, mostly children, get head lice. Media reports suggest that head lice appear to have developed resistance to pediculicidal products. This program introduces a lab-tested, non-toxic treatment (olive oil) along with a five step battle plan to help schools and families cope with persistent lice infestations. Enjoy the comic talents of Emmy Award winning actor, Paul Wagner, and Fablevision animation while learning how to eliminate head lice safely and effectively.
Healing Circles: Choices for Arthritis
Provides an introduction to a wide range of treatments for rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, including acupuncture, bee venom therapy, chiropractic, drugs, exercise, nutrition, river rafting and surgery. Narrated by Dr. Jeffrey Saal, M.D. former president of the North American Spine Society and physiatrist at Spine, Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Associates (SOAR), Menlo Park, CA. About one in seven people has some form of arthritis, a family of more than 100 diseases. Many people use more than one kind of therapy. "Healing Circles" illustrates several choices.
Help Yourself - How to Fight to Survive Prostate Cancer
This video is an information-packed resource that provides hope-inspiring and care-enhancing advice to the newly diagnosed prostate cancer patient. Prostate cancer survivor, Tracy Moore, seeks to motivate other prostate cancer victims to take an active role in their own recoveries by sharing the information and options he discovered during his recovery.
How To Lower Your Blood Pressure: A Video Housecall
An educational program containing information about hypertension (high blood pressure) and how to control it.
How to Survive Cancer
This program reports findings from specialists such as Nobel Laureate Linus Pauling on natural therapies. Raw food diets, megavitamins, and pancreatic enzymes are proven alternatives to standard cancer treatments. This information could save the life of someone you know.
Immune System: A Mighty Fortress Against Killer Diseases
This vital, opportune program includes how your immune system works, what destroys it, what builds it, food and other factors. When working properly, your body's efficient defense system, lymphatic system, lymphnodes, and endocrine system, helps protect you from the AIDS proliferation and costly consequences, E-Virus, other auto-immune diseases, environmental pollution, E-Choli bacteria, E-Bola and Candida Albicans.
In Control - Managing Your Arthritis
An arthritis self-management program designed by the Arthritis Foundation to develop an effective way to "manage" your arthritis. Hosted by James F. Fried, M.D., Director of the Arthritic Clinic at Stanford University.
Living Each Breath, Asthma a Dis-Covery of Self
This is a powerful learning tool for people facing any illness teaching them to listen to their internal voice as the primary guide to healing and wellness. With the underlying idea that personal experience of an illness is just as important as medical expertise, this video shares the challenges and solutions of five women who came to understand and trust the signals of their bodies as a way of coping.
Living With Arthritis
All-Pro NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason, who had arthritis as a teenager, hosts this program filled with valuable tips to help you live better with the disease.
Living With Arthritis: Self-Help
Morning Workout with Darlene Cohen. A 50-minute period of exercises you can use every morning to get your stiff or painful body moving with ease; Movements for loosening every joint in Lying, Sitting and Standing positions; Five people with different arthritis difficulties demonstrate the movements; A section on What to do when it hurts.
Living with Diabetes: A Winning Formula
Whether you or someone you love is challenged with diabetes, understanding the disease and being motivated to lead a healthy lifestyle is your key to good health and satisfaction.
Living With High Blood Pressure
Hosted by tennis legend and heart attack victim, Arthur Ashe, this highly acclaimed video presents vital information you need to know to help your doctor control high blood pressure.
Losing It All-Realities of Alzheimer's
It affects one in every three families in America, destroying the brain, causing personality changes and memory loss in its victims. There is no cure for Alzheimer's Disease. Yet the cross section of families shown in this documentary show how losing it all doesn't mean losing the support and love of the family. A discussion guide is included.
Managing Childhood Asthma: A Parent's Guide
Your child's asthma does not have to reach crisis levels. Nor do the activities of a child with asthma usually have to be limited. You can use this practical informative guide to learn the latest about how to: put an end to Emergency Room visits through asthma management, monitor and control symptoms, use a peak flow meter to detect worsening asthma early, discover and control the triggers that cause your child's asthma symptoms, control exercise induced asthma, and much more. Teach yourself and your child how to help manage asthma so they can lead a normal, healthy, and active life.
Matter of Time
Your heart is aching, You can't think of anything else. No one in the family wants to talk about it. Where do you turn when your mother is diagnosed with cancer?
My Hair's Falling Out....Am I Still Pretty?
This educational video is an entertaining and informative program for not only children with cancer, their families and friends, but a broad spectrum of viewers who have the compassion and the desire to experience a unique and poignant story that celebrates one child's experience. This program combines live action, dance, animation and music to tell a story about two children who are hospital roommates living with the uncertainty of childhood cancer. It's told from the point of view of a physician who had cancer as a child. Diagnostic tests are explained and the effects of chemotherapy and hair loss are sensitively explored. This program supports the view that cancer doesn't discriminate and can be conquered. Winner of the Parents' Choice Silver Honor 1996.
My Heart, Your Heart with Jim Lehrer
Honored by the American Heart Association, this program captures the human side of our nation's #1 health problem. Jim suffered a heart attack at age 49 and brings personal insight to many of the most important questions.
Osteoarthritis: A Video Housecall
A video program that answers these questions: What is Osteoarthritis? How does it cause problems? How can it be treated?
Pathways to Better Living with Arthritis
Created for The Arthritis Foundation by exercise and physical therapists. This program includes breathing techniques, stretches, strengthening exercises, an aerobic section and a total body relaxation. A range of ages and levels is shown, making it appropriate even for those who prefer to do most of the program seated. A comprehensive routine for a variety of types of arthritis and related conditions.
Say Goodbye To High Blood Pressure
Left undetected and untreated, high blood pressure greatly increases your risk of stroke, heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes, eye disease and even sudden death. Join Leslie Charleson of the hit series "General Hospital" and Dr. William Castelli, Director of the Framingham Heart Group, for an informative look into the causes, effects and best treatments of high blood pressure.
Straight From the Heart with Mike Ditka
Six leading experts help Mike show you how to live better and longer with some simple changes in your lifestyle. They give you valuable private counsel on vital topics such as: What is a heart attack? Minutes that can save a life. How to defy time. Good news about nutrition and weight control. Secrets of mealtime magic and getting fit and staying fit.
Straight Talk on Prostate Health
Provides comprehensive information on prostate health which effects every man, Featuring Peter T. Scardino, M.D., a distinguished leader of the American Urological Association and Co-Chairman of the Prostate Health Council of the American Foundation for Urological Disease. Targeted expressly to men 40 years old and older, and women who care for them, with concrete information.
Pete, Freddi, and Karen describe first hand all the fears and frustrations that cancer brings into your life, along with joy and insight that come with surviving.
Tasks Unlimited Lodges: Fairweather Lodge Model
This documentary is about how persons with serious mental illness went against the odds, and developed a program to keep themselves out of the hospital. Ninety persons, who had been told by the mental health establishment that what they intended to do was impossible, have been operating their own business and residences for the past twenty years. This documentary has been used by universities, community support programs, and by homeless outreach workers to show what is possible.
When Someone You Love Has Alzheimer's: A Practical Guide For Caregivers
This touching video raises awareness of Alzheimer's disease by educating the caregiver on the signs, symptoms and stages of the disease. Family members of Alzheimer's patients speak candidly about their experiences and emotions while professionals offer suggestions on home care planning, nutrition, and daily routine. This video offers practical advice as well as emotional support to those family members whose loved ones are suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
When Someone You Love Has Prostate Cancer
A candid and insightful view of what you and your partner can expect when facing prostate cancer. This program provides a personal understanding of the disease and its effect on both the patient and his wife or partner. Six couples speak candidly about their experiences with prostate cancer. Also included is a list of sources for information and support.
When Someone You Love is at Risk for Prostate Disease
This video raises awareness and discusses the impact of prostate disease on everyone involved; including the wives, partners, family and friends of men at risk. Viewers learn about symptoms, common side effects, treatment options, and the emotional and psychological impact of prostate disease. By encouraging preventative measures and seeking appropriate care, men at risk for prostate disease may live longer, healthier, lives.
Winning Against Asthma
This video demystifies the negative surrounding the child with asthma and helps hin or her gain the skill and confidence necessary to manage the condition and lead a fully active life. The program, including animated characters comes complete with a companion "fun" booklet filled with colorful puzzles, brain teasers, and an asthma game board that reinforces the valuable lessons included in the program.
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